Refuting Vitamin D Naysayers and Negative Research, from Dr. Alex Vasquez

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Never shy with this opinions, Alex Vasquez, DC, ND, DO offers wise advice on what to consider when the conversation about negative vitamin D studies comes up with your colleagues or patients. In this published paper from the International Journal of Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, Dr. Vasquez offers aRead …

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Vitamin D and Brain Health: Lipoprotein Receptor-Related Protein in Amyloid Clearance

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How are vitamin D and bran health related? A review on the relationship between vitamin D and low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein (LRP-1) has revealed that the two may work together to possibly clear amyloid-beta (Aβ), a deposition that is linked to the progression of neurological dysfunction. LRP-1 is a largeRead …

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Vitamin D’s Affect on Memory, Learning and Hippocampal Volume

We have long known the connection between vitamin D and mental health, however, new research may have found that the reason for vitamin D deficiency’s effect on learning and memory may be due to its effect on Perineuronal nets (PNNs) and hippocampal volume. Perineuronal nets, specialized extracellular matrix structures inRead …

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